Drugs/Medical Resources

Adult Children of Alcoholics

"This corporation is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for Charitable purposes. The specific purpose for which this corporation is organized is to serve the Fellowship of Adult Children of Alcoholics. It is in effect an agency created and now designated by that Fellowship to maintain services for those seeking, through Adult Children of Alcoholics, the means for arresting the emotional disease of family alcoholism. This is done by sharing information and experiences with one another and by applying to their own lives, in whole or in part, the Twelve Steps which constitute the recovery program upon which Alcoholics Anonymous is founded."
P.O.Box 3216, Torrance, CA, 90510

Adults and Children Together Against Violence

The ACT Raising Safe Kids Program was developed and is coordinated by the American Psychological Association’s Violence Prevention Office. Launched in 2001 and revised in 2006 and in 2011, the ACT Program teaches positive parenting skills to parents and caregivers of children from birth to age 8.
750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC, 20002-4242

Advocacy Center for Long-Term Care

The Administration for Community Living, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.
Administration on Community Living, Washington, DC, 20201

Advocacy Services Mental Health

The mission of DBH is to develop, manage and oversee a public behavioral health system for adults, children and youth and their families that is consumer driven, community based, culturally competent and supports prevention, resiliency and recovery and the overall well being of the District of Columbia.
64 New York Avenue, Washington, DC, 20002

Advocates for Youth

Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.
2000 M Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC, 20036

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.
540 Gaither Road, Suite 2000, Rockville, MD, 20850


Strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers
1600 Corporate Landing Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA, 23454-5617

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
P.O. Box 459,, New York, NY, 10163

American Association for the Study of Liver Disease

To advance and disseminate the science and practice of hepatology, and to promote liver health and quality patient care
1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA, 22314

American Association of Blood Banks

AABB advances the practice and standards of transfusion medicine and cellular therapies to optimize patient and donor care and safety.
8101 Glenbrook Road, Bethesda, MD, 20814-2749

American Cancer Society

We save lives by helping people stay well by preventing cancer or detecting it early; helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis; by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; and by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight.
250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA, 30303

American Diabetes Association

To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. - See more at:
1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA, 22311

American Lung Association

To save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL, 60601

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
2025 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20006

American Society of Hypertension

The mission of the American Society of Hypertension, Inc. (ASH) is to promote strategies to prevent hypertension and to improve the care of patients with hypertension and associated disorders.
45 Main Street, suite #712, Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights

Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR) is a national non-profit membership organization dedicated to ensuring everyone's right to breathe smokefree air. ANR pursues an action-oriented program of policy and legislation. ANR takes on the tobacco industry at all levels of government . Join Us!
2530 San Pablo Avenue, Suite J, Berkeley, CA, 94702

Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation's mission is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases.
1330 W. Peachtree Street, suite 100, Atlanta,, GA, 30309

Attorneys for the Rights of the Child

Attorneys for the Rights of the Child (ARC) is an organization dedicated to safeguarding the bodily integrity of children. ARC is available to help people who feel that their rights were violated by a circumcision to which they did not agree, including those that happened in the first years of a child’s life. Depending on your age and the location and circumstances of your circumcision, legal remedies may be available.
2961 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94705

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

The mission of the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is to protect and advance the rights of adults and children who have mental disabilities. The Bazelon Center envisions an America where people who have mental illnesses or developmental disabilities exercise their own life choices and have access to the resources that enable them to participate fully in their communities.
1101 15th St. NW, Suite 1212, Washington, DC, 20005-5002

Better Hearing Institute

BHI recognizes the importance of hearing health to whole health and quality of life and is working to affect a culture of “hearing wellness” in the United States that fosters early detection and appropriate treatment of hearing loss. BHI also advocates for the use of appropriate hearing assistance technologies that make it easier for people with hearing loss to stay active and fully engaged at work, at home, and in their communities and social lives.
1444 I St NW #700, Washington, DC, 20005

California Health Care Foundation

CHCF works as a catalyst to fulfill the promise of better health care for all Californians. We support ideas and innovations that improve quality, increase efficiency, and lower the costs of care.
1438 Webster Street #400, Oakland, CA, 94612

California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation

CRLAF is a statewide non-profit organization providing legal services and policy advocacy for California’s rural poor. We focus on some of the most marginalized communities: the unrepresented, the unorganized and the undocumented. We engage in impact litigation, community education and outreach, legislative and administrative advocacy, and public policy leadership on the state and local levels in the areas of labor, housing, education, health, worker safety, pesticides, citizenship, immigration, and environmental justice. We seek to bring social justice to rural poor communities throughout California.
2210 K Street, Suite 201, Sacramento, CA, 95816

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. Our vision: A future free of the death and disease caused by tobacco.
We work to save lives by advocating for public policies that prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke.
1400 Eye Street, NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC, 20005

Cancer Care

CancerCare® is the leading national organization dedicated to providing free, professional support services including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer. All CancerCare services are provided by oncology social workers and world-leading cancer experts.
275 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY, 10001

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, 30329-4027

Children's Liver Disease Foundation

CLDF’s mission is to be the voice for babies, children young people and their families and adults diagnosed in childhood ensuring that childhood liver diseases are understood, prevented and outcomes optimised through excellent research, effective information and emotional support.
36 Great Charles Street, Birmingham, B3 3JY

Circumcision Resource Center

Circumcision Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization with the purpose of informing the public and professionals about the practice of male circumcision. Our mission is to raise awareness and facilitate healing. Since 1991, the Center has been a valuable source of male circumcision information for parents and children's advocates; childbirth educators and allied professionals; medical, mental health, and academic people; Jews; and others.
P.O. Box 232, Boston, MA, 02133

Citizen Council for Health Freedom

To protect health care choices and patient privacy
161 St. Anthony Avenue, Ste 923, St. Paul, MN, 55103

Citizens Advocacy Center

Since 1987, CAC has been serving the public interest by enhancing the effectiveness and accountability of health professional oversight bodies. We offer training, research and networking opportunities for public members and for the health care regulatory, credentialing, and governing boards on which they serve.
1400 Sixteenth St., NW, Suite 101, Washington, DC, 20036

Council for Responsible Genetics

CRG fosters public debate about the social, ethical and environmental implications of genetic technologies.
5 Upland Road, Suite 3, Cambridge, MA, 2140

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America

The mission of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.
733 Third Ave Suite 510, New York, NY, 10017

Death Penalty Information Center

The Death Penalty Information Center is a national non-profit organization serving the media and the public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment. Founded in 1990, the Center promotes informed discussion of the death penalty by preparing in-depth reports, conducting briefings for journalists, and serving as a resource to those working on this issue.
1015 18th Street NW, Suite 704, Washington, DC, 20036

Drug Watch International

The illegal or harmful use of psychoactive or addictive drugs is a major threat to all world communities and to future generations. Drug Watch International is a network of prevention experts and community volunteers from a wide range of professions whose mission is to help assure a healthier and safer world through drug prevention efforts by: providing accurate information on both illicit and harmful psychoactive substances; promoting sound drug policies based on scientific research; and opposing efforts to legalize or decriminalize drugs.
PO Box 45218, Omaha, NE, 68145-0218

Environmental Working Group

The Environmental Working Group is the nation’s most effective environmental health research and advocacy organization. Our mission is to conduct original, game-changing research that inspires people, businesses and governments to take action to protect human health and the environment.
1436 U St. NW Suite 100, Washington, DC, 20009

Feminist Majority Foundation

The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) was created to develop bold, new strategies and programs to advance women's equality, non-violence, economic development, and, most importantly, empowerment of women and girls in all sectors of society. All programs of the FMF endeavor to include a global perspective and activities to promote leadership development, especially among young women. Along with reproductive rights and access to reproductive technology, the FMF's programs have focused on the empowerment of women in law, business, medicine, academia, sports, and the Internet.
1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 801, Arlington, VA, 22209

Food and Drug Administration

FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. FDA is also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines more effective, safer, and more affordable and by helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to maintain and improve their health. FDA also has responsibility for regulating the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of tobacco products to protect the public health and to reduce tobacco use by minors.
Finally, FDA plays a significant role in the Nation’s counterterrorism capability. FDA fulfills this responsibility by ensuring the security of the food supply and by fostering development of medical products to respond to deliberate and naturally emerging public health threats.
10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20993

Friends of Animals

From our beginnings, Friends of Animals has held a leadership role in advocating for low-cost spaying and neutering. We believe it is the most effective means of preventing unwanted births of domestic dogs and cats which then leads to their mass killings in shelters. - See more at:
777 Post Road, Suite 205, Darien, CT, 06820

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Institute for Healthcare Improvement
IHI is a recognized innovator, convener, and generous leader, a trustworthy partner, and the first place to turn for expertise, help, and encouragement for anyone, anywhere who wants to change health care profoundly for the better.
20 University Road, 7th Floor, Cambridge, 02138

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), based in suburban Philadelphia, is the nation’s only 501c (3) nonprofit organization devoted entirely to medication error prevention and safe medication use. ISMP represents over 35 years of experience in helping healthcare practitioners keep patients safe, and continues to lead efforts to improve the medication use process. The organization is known and respected worldwide as the premier resource for impartial, timely, and accurate medication safety information.
200 Lakeside Drive; Suite 200, Horsham, PA, 19044-2321

Jane's Due Process

Jane’s Due Process, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2001. The organization’s mission is to ensure legal representation for pregnant minors in Texas. Created in 2001, Jane’s Due Process is recognized in parental involvement states as a pioneer in delivering legal services to pregnant teens. The core of the JDP program is its statewide toll-free legal hotline, lawyer referral program and web site.
P.O. Box 685137, Austin, TX, 78768-5137


To provide clinicians and other healthcare professionals with the most timely comprehensive and relevant clinical information to improve patient care;
To make the clinician's task of information gathering simpler, more fruitful, and less time-consuming; and
To provide physicians with the educational tools needed to stay current in their practice.
825 Eighth Avenue, 11th Floor, New York, NY, 10019

National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League

NARAL Pro-Choice America uses the political process to guarantee every woman the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion.
1156 15th St. NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC, 20005

National Aids Treatment Advocacy Project

NATAP is a New York State non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 Federal tax-exempt status. Our mission is to educate individuals about HIV and Hepatitis treatments and to advocate on the behalf of all people living with HIV/AIDS and HCV. Our efforts in these areas are conducted on local, national, and international levels.
580 Broadway, Suite 1010, New York, NY, 10012

National Autism Association

The mission of the National Autism Association is to respond to the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential.
One Park Avenue, Suite 1, Portsmouth, RI, 02871

National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention

The mission of the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCC MERP) is to maximize the safe use of medications and to increase awareness of medication errors through open communication, increased reporting and promotion of medication error prevention strategies.
12601 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD, 20852-1790

National Eye Institute

The goal of NEHEP is to ensure that vision is a health priority by translating eye and vision research into public and professional education programs. NEHEP supports collaboration among eye health professionals, healthcare providers, patients, and the public.
Information Office, 31 Center Drive MSC 2510, Bethesda, MD, 20892-2510

National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association

The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA), founded in 1971, is a non-profit membership organization established to ensure access to voluntary, comprehensive, and culturally sensitive family planning and reproductive health care services and to support reproductive freedom for all.
1627 K St. NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC, 20006

National Institute on Drug Abuse

NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
6001 Executive Boulevard Room 5213, MSC 9561, Rockville, MD, 20892-9561

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

NORML's mission is to move public opinion sufficiently to legalize the responsible use of marijuana by adults, and to serve as an advocate for consumers to assure they have access to high quality marijuana that is safe, convenient and affordable.
1100 H Street, NW • Suite 830, Washington, DC, 20005

National Sleep Foundation

The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy. It is well-known for its annual Sleep in America® poll. The Foundation is a charitable, educational and scientific not-for-profit organization located in Washington, DC. Its membership includes researchers and clinicians focused on sleep medicine, health professionals, patients, families affected by drowsy driving and more than 900 healthcare facilities.
1010 N. Glebe Road Suite 310, Arlington, VA, 22201

New York Public Interest Research Group

The New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) is New York State's largest student-directed research and advocacy organization. Our principal areas of concern are environmental protection, consumer rights, higher education, government reform, voter registration, mass transit and public health. We are a nonpartisan, not-for-profit group established to effect policy reforms while training students and other New Yorkers to be advocates. Since 1973, NYPIRG has played the key role in fighting for more than 150 public interest laws and executive orders.
9 Murray Street 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10007

NYS Citizens' Coalition for Children, Inc.

NYSCCC (NYS Citizens’ Coalition for Children) provides support, information and advocacy for foster and adoptive parents and professionals in New York State.
107 Prospect Park West, #1R,, Brooklyn, NY, 11215

Organic Consumers Association

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The OCA deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability and other key topics. We are the only organization in the US focused exclusively on promoting the views and interests of the nation's estimated 50 million organic and socially responsible consumers.
6771 South Silver Hill Drive, Finland, MN, 55603

PKD Foundation

Promote programs of research, advocacy, education, support and awareness in order to discover treatments and a cure for polycystic kidney disease and improve the lives of all it affects.
8330 Ward Parkway, Suite 510, Kansas City, MO, 64114

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

We are a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.
For nearly 100 years, Planned Parenthood has promoted a commonsense approach to women’s health and well-being, based on respect for each individual’s right to make informed, independent decisions about health, sex, and family planning.
434 West 33rd Street, New York, NY, 10001

Pro-Choice Public Education Project

The Pro-Choice Public Education Project is dedicated to engaging young women on their terms around the critical issue of reproductive freedom. Historically, the reproductive rights movement has marginalized young women, women of color, and low-income women, among other groups. PEP works to bridge the gap between organizations and diverse young women by both listening to young women's stories, and by working with organizations to help them meet young women where they are.
PO Box 3952, New York, NY, 10163 ­­

Rand Institute for Civil Justice

The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest.
1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90407-2138

Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) is the leading association focused on this special area of research. SRNT was founded in 1994 to coordinate and advance research on a broad array of topics ranging from the pharmacology of nicotine to the societal influences on use of tobacco. The Society has flourished in the years since its inception and now has over 1100 members, in more than 40 countries around the world.
2424 American Lane, Madison, WI, 53704

Stop the Drug War (DRCNet) calls for an end to drug prohibition (e.g. some form of legalization), and its replacement with some sensible framework in which drugs can be regulated and controlled instead.
P.O. Box 18402, Washington, DC, 20036

The Arc

The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.
1825 K Street NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC, 20006

Tobacco Control Online

Tobacco Control aims to study the nature and consequences of tobacco use worldwide; tobacco's effects on population health, the economy, the environment, and society; efforts to prevent and control the global tobacco epidemic through population level education and policy changes; the ethical dimensions of tobacco control policies; and the activities of the tobacco industry and its allies.
Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JR

United Cerebral Palsy

UCP educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities. UCP works to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities through an affiliate network that has helped millions.
1825 K Street NW Suite 600, Washington, DC, 20006

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations' agency for health
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